Dr. Teresa Cardwell began her career in healthcare by graduating Magna Cum Laude from The University of Colorado Medical Center with a Master’s Degree in Biophysics and Genetics. She later went on to achieve Doctor of Chiropractic in 1987 (Cum Laude) and Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (Suma Cum Laude) in 2003. Dr. Cardwell practices in Florida under her license as a Chiropractic Physician.
She also holds certifications in Clinical Nutrition, Applied Kinesiology, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Botanical Medicine. She is licensed to practice chiropractic in Florida, Alabama, California, Texas and Louisiana.
Dr. Cardwell’s range of skills as a chiropractic physician include the use of Manipulative Therapy including Diversified Technique and Arthrostim, performing comprehensive physical examinations to determine cause of condition, and using Chiropractic, Soft Tissue Therapy, Physical Therapy, Nutritional / Dietary Guidance, and Acupuncture to correct imbalances.
Certified as a Clinical Nutritionist and American Clinical Board of Nutrition (DACBN) Diplomate – she employs the advances in modern human biochemistry and science to perform detailed nutritional analyses and specific personalized nutrition protocols.
Dr. Cardwell is a skilled and experienced practitioner of Functional Medicine, a unique style of healthcare that finds and treats the root cause of chronic illness.
Dr. Cardwell’s special skills also include: Blood Chemistry interpretation, Electro-dermal Screening, Applied Kinesiology, Acoustic Pulse Therapy, and Digital Pulse Wave Analysis.
As a Medical Geneticist- she has a strong background in biochemistry, biophysics and physiology rooted in the Medical Sciences. As a Naturopathic Medical Physician and Doctor of Chiropractic, she combines the best of modern science with the wisdom of holistic medicine, focusing on prevention of illness using comprehensive diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Cardwell brings her diverse experience, wisdom, compassion and expertise to South Florida, now calling Care Wellness Center home. We are proud to have her join our illustrious team of caring physicians.